Russia

Mutual Evaluation Reports

Read about laws affecting NPOs in Russia in ICNL’s NGO Law Monitor.

Check how Russia fares in Civicus’ Enabling Environment Index and in Freedom House’ comparative assessment of global political rights and civil liberties.

President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill allowing authorities to prosecute foreign NGOs or firms designated as ‘undesirable’ on national security grounds. NGOs linked to politics in Russia already face restrictions under a 2012 law requiring them to register as ‘foreign agents’.